Top Indoor Play Places in Portland, OR

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Published May 29, 2017

Here is a great selection of indoor play facilities in the Portland area for kids to have fun

Some of our favorite indoor play places in the Portland area have facilities that cater to kids of different age groups. The places below are fun combination of education, jungle gyms, mini-golf, and more!

Glowing Greens

Glowing Greens offers several different programs and party packages to suit your specific needs, from catered food and adult beverages for private parties, to business staff meetings, facility rentals and non-profit events (restrictions apply). 

You decide with their comprehensive activity packages how you’d like to enjoy the best round of Miniature Golf you will play.  Guests have rated Glowing Greens bigger and better than any other black light course they have found anywhere in Oregon! 
Pricing:  $9.00 for guests 11 years old and younger, military service members (with ID), and Seniors 55+, $11.50 for guests 12 years and older

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Dizzy Castle

Dizzy Castle is a 10,000 sq ft children's indoor playground with a state of the art 3 level castle and pirate ship play structure, cafe and special event center. Children of all ages will be amazed at the castle that towers above them over 20 ft tall…and that’s just the beginning! Battle your friends and defend the castle from the pirates aboard the 70ft pirate ship with 14 air cannons. For younger kids, they also have a separate fully enclosed toddler zone complete with their own slides and mini ship.

Parents can play as well, with levels as tall as 7ft., but if not, the cafe/lounge includes complimentary Ipads and WiFi!

Pricing: $10 per child age 3 & up. $5 per child age 12 months-35 months. No charge for adults accompanying children. No charge for infants under 1 year.

Safari Sam's

Safari Sam’s is committed to providing a safe, enjoyable family experience that is fun and exciting. This family entertainment center’s centerpiece is the largest play structure in Oregon. Your kids will have hours of fun discovering all the different features built into the jungle gym, and it is built strong enough for the parents to enjoy too!

While you visit Safari Sam’s your family can also enjoy a glow in the dark 18-hole jungle themed miniature golf course, 2 bounce houses, and plenty of arcade games to entertain the whole family. Safari Sam’s also offers a wide selection of food and beverages at their restaurant, a great selection of coffee and specialty drinks at their full service espresso bar, and free WiFi.

Pricing: $4.99 (Monday-Thursday) $7.49 (Weekends & School Holidays) and Extras.

The PLAY Boutique

The PLAY Boutique is an innovative, family “edutainment” destination for both parents and their children birth to 10 years. They combine education & entertainment experiences equally focused on children and their parents. The modern amenities are presented in a sophisticated fashion with a children's PLAYSpace at the center of it all.

The facility is a modern day family piazza, or gathering place, creating a profound sense of community in one modern, social space that provides a sense balance amongst the controlled chaos of family life.

In addition to the Indoor PLAYSpace, they also have a family style cafe, and a variety of programs for kids of all ages.

Pricing: $7(Weekdays) $10 (Weekends)

Jenni and Tommy's Kids Unplugged

Jenni and Tommy's Kids Unplugged provides children, their families and friends with the opportunity to "Get Unplugged, Get Hands-on and Play to Learn."  The staff recognizes the need for high quality, early childhood education and entertainment.  The Indoor Play Place offers children a variety of hands on learning and gross motor opportunities that encourage self initiated play and exploration. 

Jenni and Tommy's offers an array of other choices that promote the value of family, imagination and creativity as well. Their Preschool program is a high quality, small group, part time program for children ages 3-5 years old.  The small group size of 10 allows children the comfort of a family like environment.. The Art Studio and Woodworking shop provide a forum for creative expression for children of all ages. Birthday parties are 100% private.

Pricing: Indoor Play Place - $5 crawlers, $6 single child admission, $50 Play Pass (10 visits); Separate pricing for Preschool, Birthday Parties, Art Studio, and Woodworking.

St. Johns Swapnplay Community Sharing

St. Johns Swapnplay Community Sharing is a sharing community that connects families in an atmosphere that engages children in purposeful play while deepening their connection to each other and to the earth. Their outdoor and indoor spaces are designed for children 0 to age 10. There is a large open play area for gross motor skill development and other pocket rooms off the main room where specialized play happens, from Lego building to craft projects.

Another unique feature our membership has is “swapping”. This consists of bringing in usable toys, books, clothes, gear and more to be shared in the space or taken home by other families. Over time, member families take items they need in exchange for what they have brought.

You can visit on Mondays from 10am-12pm by purchasing a Drop-In play pass.

Pricing: Drop-In Play Pass - $7/one child $5/each additional child, adults and children under 1 are free; or Full Benefit Membership - sliding scale $25-$40 per month

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